CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 17, 1998
Five Los Angeles-area social service agencies have received grants totaling $1.2 million from the California Community Foundation, which is creating educational programs to help prevent teenage pregnancies. The foundation, established by the Audrey Backus estate last year, will eventually provide $16 million for teen programs as well as elder care. The agencies receiving grants announced this week were: the Asian Pacific Health Care Venture in Hollywood, the Bienvenidos Children's Center Inc.
April 16, 2001
American Red Cross needs volunteers to assist blood donors with registration forms and to serve refreshments after they have given blood. A three- to five-hour shift, once a month, is required. Information: South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach Volunteer Center, (310) 212-5009. * Windsor Gardens, a nursing facility in Los Angeles, needs volunteers to help with resident activities, social services and nursing assistance. Information: Pamela, (323) 937-5466.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 16, 1998 |
The Valley Community Clinic in North Hollywood is among five Los Angeles-area social service agencies that received grants totaling $1.2 million from the California Community Foundation, which is creating educational programs to prevent teen pregnancies. The foundation, established last year by the Audrey Backus estate, will eventually provide $16 million for teen programs and elder care. The other agencies receiving grants announced Tuesday are the Bienvenidos Children's Center, Inc.
November 16, 1998 |
What is at once glamorous and conscientious, artful yet utilitarian, safe but oh-so-sexy? It is the lowly condom, when it's all dressed up to go out in high-fashion packets designed by and for cool young Californians. Starting this month, more than 150,000 avant-garde condom covers--the result of a statewide art contest--will be distributed by the Los Angeles County Sexually Transmitted Disease Program and federally funded family planning clinics throughout the state.